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H.R. 8977 (95th): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to improve the early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment program.

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Sep 8, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Moss

Representative for California's 3rd congressional district




Sep 8, 1977

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H.R. 8977 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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